Top 30 Aroma Chemicals Used In Making Fragrances

Top 30 aroma chemicals used in making fragrances Based on about 800 popular fragrance formulations, which are used in Soaps, Detergents, Toiletries, House-hold products, Incense sticks, Attars, etc, we are able to provide a tentative data of global consumption of synthetic chemicals used in making fragrances.

The market data for Attars& Agarbatti is still not clear. The market data for the fragrance consumption for the regions like Middle East,Africa,some Asian region is also not clear.Hence,the data provided below gives some idea of global consumption of top thirty chemicals used in making fragrances.

We have also taken into account the global consumption of the raw materials used in manufacturing these products.

We have not considered terpenes like Alpha-pinene,Limonene, etc which are directly used in fragrances.

We have taken into account the fixatives& diluents into account as they form a major contributor in fragrance formulations.

There are about 40% of the same chemicals also used in making flavours. Some of the chemicals like Vanillin, Menthol, Eugenol, Limonene, Esters of lowers alcohol, Esters of lower fatty acids are as bulk as the chemicals mentioned below, but 80% of their global consumption goes in to making flavours. Hence we cannot consider them in to the top thirty fragrance chemicals.

The following chemicals are manufactured from the raw materials, which are originated from petrochemical source or natural source. Some of the products mentioned below are also used in polymers, drugs, pesticides, etc. Hence,the global consumption of such chemicals are much higher than what is mentioned below.

The following data concerns only with their consumption in fragrances.

1] LINALOOL& ITS ESTERS -8000 TONS

2] GERANIOL& ITS ESTERS -1200O TONS

3] TERPINEOL& ITS ESTERS -8400 TONS

4] ISO-E-SUPER -6000 TONS

5] GALAXOLIDE -4500 TONS

6] BENZYL ACETATE -12000 TONS

7] DIHYDROMYRCENOL&DERIVATIVES -8000 TONS

8] LYRAL -4000 TONS

9] BENZYL SALISYLATE -8000 TONS

10] DEP -20000 TONS

11] AMYL & HEXYL SALISYLATE -3000 TONS

12] HEDIONE -8000 TONS

13] PHENYL ETHYL ALCOHOL,ESTERS,ETHERS -14000 TONS

14] BENZYL BENZOATE -4000 TONS

15] CITRONELLOL& ITS ESTERS -6000 TONS

16] ISOLONGIFOLINE DERIVATIVES -2500 TONS

17] NITRO MUSKS -2000 TONS

18] CEDRYL METHYL KETONE,ACETATE & METHYL ETHER-3000 TONS

19] LILAL -5000 TONS

20] IONONES-BETA& ALPHA,GAMMA METHYL IONONE -12000 TONS

21] GERANYL NITRILE& CITRONELLYL NITRILE -5000 TONS

22] PTBCHA& OTBCHA -10000 TONS

23] ANISIC ALDEHYDE,ANISIC ALCOHOL& ESTERS -3000 TONS

24] IBCH& ICCH -3000 TONS

25] TONALIDE -3000 TONS

26] CINNAMICALEHYDE,CINNAMIC ALCOHOL&ESTERS -3000 TONS

26] COUMARIN & DERIVATIVES -2000 TONS

27] NAPHTHYL ETHERS -2600 TONS

28] DCPD ESTERS & DERIVATIVES -3000 TONS

29] ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE -2000 TONS

30] DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL& ESTERS -2500 TONS

Source by Prashantkumar Kudli Shrinivas